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A Tasty Way to Enhance Carrolltown Bone Health Cherries!

Aging bones. We cannot evade signs of aging, and our bones tell our age. As we age, we lose bone density. Some of us find that we have osteoarthritis of bone. We all would enjoy not having to deal with aging and bone loss and osteoarthritis, but truth be told: many of us will not. New information that tart cherries may help block bone loss and osteoarthritis and improve bone health is refreshing news to Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation. They may be a tasty way for our Carrolltown chiropractic patients to do what they can to keep their bones healthy!

BONE LOSS AND OSTEOARTHRITIS

Osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease, often leads to disability. There is no cure nor effective treatment yet described in published research to stop it explains one set of researchers. NSAIDs and analgesics help with the pain but not with the course of osteoarthritis. Using drugs brings about some adverse side effects which lead a set of researchers to see what else may be beneficial. In their review of peer-reviewed articles, they reported that nutrition can better osteoarthritis symptoms. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation has seen this often in its Carrolltown chiropractic practice! As these researchers found, glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate “robustly” delay the progression of knee osteoarthritis. While diet changes to correct lipid and cholesterol numbers, boost vitamin levels and address overweight issues are beneficial in osteoarthritis care, including these two nutrients is, too.  (1) Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation has more information on them both. 

CONSUMING TART CHERRIES

A likely tasty way to supplement the diet for spine care is eating tart cherries. In this springtime in the US that finds blooming cherry trees everywhere, it is the ideal time for this new information about the benefits of cherries. But how much of a good thing like tart cherries is healthy and beneficial? Of late, researchers wrote that tart cherry may be a natural alternative to drug therapy to stop bone loss in diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and others. They explain that tart cherry shielded bone structure from inflammation-induced bone loss and (unlike infliximab, a common drug) moderately improved the decline in bone stiffness. (2) That’s beneficial! The researchers suggested that tart cherry may help avoid future fragility fractures due to highly chronic inflammation. (2) Further, another set of researchers describe how the immune and endocrine systems have a role in age-related bone loss. Anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and prebiotic foods like tart cherries can possibly neutralize this happening. In trying 5% and 10% Montmorency tart cherry intake, researchers found significantly greater bone thickness in patients receiving the cherry than the control group patients. They concluded that cherry supplementation (5% and 10%) bettered bone mineral density down to the trabecular and cortical bone microarchitecture! (3) All from cherries! Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation sees this as a simple way to help and protect bone and is certain our Carrolltown chiropractic patients will, too!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Luigi Albano on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson. Dr. Albano describes his care of osteoarthritis of the knee with nutrition and Cox® Technic flexion-distraction inspired protocols for taking care of it on The Cox® Table and alleviating osteoarthritic pain.

Schedule a Carrolltown chiropractic appointment today at Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation. We can assess the condition of your bone as well as your risk of age-related bone loss and cherry-related improvement! Taking care of aging bones may be very tasty!

Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation shares that tart cherries may enhance bone health and prevent osteoarthritis. 
 
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